In a World of Gods and Goddesses: The Mystic Art of Indra Sharma
Indra SharmaISBN: 1886069646;
Book DescriptionOne of India's most noted painters, Indra Sharma derives inspiration from the Puranas and Upanishads, painting divine images of Hindu gods and goddesses against dreamy ethereal backgrounds. These captivating creations, generated over decades of dedicated work, tell ancient stories and transport the viewer to the miraculously divine world of the Hindu universe. Prints of Sharma's work adorn millions of Hindu households throughout the world. This magnificent coffee-table edition preserves a selection of his masterpieces for posterity. In it, readers encounter the Mahabharata and Ramayana and pay respects to revered deities (Ganesh, Shiva, Rama, Krishna, Saraswati, Lakshmi, and others), elevating themselves to new spiritual heights. To open this book is to open the gates of the great temple of Hinduism and experience a pilgrimage within. Quite literally, work for Indra Sharma is worship. His paintings become a medium for offering prayers to the Hindu divinities....
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